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Game Arthritis art exhibit explores 'technologically-induced diseases'

What if playing video games caused deformities?

That's the question that an art project called Game Arthritis explores. With a series of photographs available online, it presents "technologically-induced diseases" like "Atari Skinning" and "Nintendo Arthritis."

The official website credits the works to Matteo Bittanti and the IOCOSE, an Italian group that "organizes actions in order to subvert ideologies, practices and processes of identification and production of meanings " and uses "pranks and hoaxes as tactical means, as joyful and sound tools," according to its official website.

You can check out a photograph of "Wiimote Shoulder Dislocation" and the rest of the fake diseases on the official Game Arthritis site.

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